SLHS hosts another successful career fair


Andrea Biehl

SLHS students talk to a variety of local businesses at the career fair.

Mackenzie Allbee, Staff Writer

St. Louis, for the second time in three years, had a career fair at the highschool Nov. 20. This advocates to those who don’t know what they want to do after highschool. This eventful four hours gave students the opportunity to talk to local businesses, colleges, and former St. Louis Alumni. 

The fair also introduced students to Xello. Xello is a website that is personalized to each and every student. It provides self assessments and a matchmaker for students to explore what career option would be best for them. 

Delainee Zacharko stated, “I thought that the college and career fair was very beneficial, especially being a junior.  I thought it really opened up my eyes on all of the different options I have; the most beneficial one to me was the college part. I think that I have a lot more options on where I could end up for my college education, and it really opened my eyes up on the variety of schools that have the profession I want to go into.”

“I really enjoyed the involvement in each station. This experience made me realize that I want to major in Psychology. I got to look at all the different colleges I could consider going to. As my senior year approaches, I think that it’s important for me to start applying now,” Logan Abell replied. 

Whether students join the armed forces, pursue dream careers, or work at a local businesses, it’s never too early to start planning a future. 

Mrs. Reeves said,“The College and Career Fair benefits students immensely. It allows them to speak to businesses that they may not have considered for a career. Additionally, it allows them to connect with local companies and businesses so that they could consider applying at those places in the future or during the summer. It’s also important to start thinking about options for the future, such as considering whether they might like to attend a college, or if the armed services might be an option for them to consider.”